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Local lawyer receives Rochester Rotary Award

Posted at: 05/14/2013 4:57 PM
Updated at: 05/14/2013 5:38 PM

He's a local lawyer, a member of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees and Director of the Eastman Dental Center Foundation and on Tuesday, he was honored for his contributions.

G. Robert Witmer Jr. was honored with the Rochester Rotary Award. Witmer Jr. works as a senior counselor at Nixon Peabody.

The prestigious award is in its 76th year. Recipients of the award must show exceptional community spirit and service and serve as a positive role model. Past recipients include Al Sigl and Tom Golisano.